Hyaena brunnea


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Noun1.Hyaena brunnea - of southern AfricaHyaena brunnea - of southern Africa      
hyaena, hyena - doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion
genus Hyaena - type genus of the Hyaenidae
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In 2009 the boundary was increased to 5400 ha and it is now run as a commercial reserve with South African giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis giraffe, plains, bush and mountain antelope and a number of carnivores, the largest being the brown hyena Hyaena brunnea and leopard.
1979: The striped hyena, Hyaena hyaena, in the Judean and Negev Desert and a comparison with the brown hyena, Hyaena brunnea. Isr.
Among the carnivorans, it is also significant the presence of Canis etruscus and the surprising record of Hyaena brunnea in Fonelas P-1 (Arribas, 2008).
He offered us tea, and we explained the problem, the fact that the brown hyena (Hyaena brunnea) was a rare and threatened species, and that the Nature Conservation Act made it an offence to possess either spring-loaded traps or dogs not directly under human control.
For example, spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) kill golden jackals (Canis aureus) and brown hyenas (Hyaena brunnea) when competing for resources (Palomares and Caro 1999).